Wanderings near and far

  • Camping,  Travel,  U.S. Travel

    Camping at Onondaga Cave State Park

    Onondaga Cave State Park, near Leasburg, Missouri, is about 80 miles southwest of Saint Louis, on the Meramec River. With river access, plenty of hiking trails and two caves within the park, this park is a perfect place to have an adventure.

  • Travel,  U.S. Travel

    Family Cruise to the Caribbean

    Hello! I can hardly believe that it’s August already! I swear July went by in a blink! After a crazy travel day getting home from my girls trip to Door County, I had three days to do laundry and pack up the entire family to fly to Orlando and hop aboard The Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, for a week in the Caribbean with HBW Hubby’s family. It was a blast and I have a lot to share, so here goes! Getting There HBW Hubby’s parents and sister and her family all live in the Jacksonville area. We spent a week down there a couple of…

  • Travel,  U.S. Travel

    Spring Break 2023

    Well, friend, it's official...I broke our new yearly tradition after only 2 years....Still, we made the best of it and still took advantage of those perfect spring days to have a lot of fun.

  • Travel,  U.S. Travel

    A Day in Door County

    While it didn't work out for us to spend more than a single day in DoCo, as it is called locally, we made the most of the time we had. Here's how we spent it!

  • Camping,  Travel,  U.S. Travel

    Camping at Johnson Shut-Ins

    Johnson Shut-Ins State Park, near Middle Brook, Missouri, is about 2 hours south of Saint Louis, nestled in the St. Francois Mountains. The unique geology of Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park are perfect for camping, hiking, picnicking, splashing in the shut-ins, exploring nature or just relaxing.